All About Japan

Adulting! Theme Parks for Dates & Daydreamers

Wouldn't it be nice to be together with your lover on a day full of daydreaming and adventuring? If you think Disney and USJ too crowded for some quality time, then try one of these lesser-known, equally superb alternatives for grown-ups.

Enjoy Nighttime Sakura Petals in an Onsen

Dip your feet into these baths as cherry blossom petals tickle your toes.

New Giant Gundam Statue Is Finally Complete

Complete with transformations from Unicorn Mode to Destroy Mode, this new giant Gundam statue in Odaiba is hands down better than its predecessor.

Take Pics with Poop at the Unko Museum

The Unko Museum is a high-tech, family-friendly Instagram hotspot. Play poop-related games, take a photo with your poop, and get all the things at the poop gift shop.

Head & Torso Mounted on Japan's Newest Gundam

The Unicorn Gundam looks out over Tokyo from nearly 20 meters above the ground.

'Look, Ride & Feel' at Toyota Mega Web

This mobility-experience theme park spread across three facilities encourages visitors to "look, ride and feel" as they learn about (and climb into) the cars of the past and the transportation of the future.

5 Cheap Shopping Stops Near Famous Japan Sites

Ginza, Omotesando and Shibuya are not the only places to shop in Japan. In some Tokyo suburbs, there are places worth a stop; outside Tokyo, you may just score even better deals!

5 Lesser-Known 'Theme Parks' for Families

No, Disneyland is not the only theme park Japan has. These five side trips, only a day out of Tokyo, are themed spots you can enjoy as a family. This list may just prompt you to reminisce about your childhood and book a trip for your family this weekend!

Tokyo's Giant Olympic Rings Removed

The Tokyo Olympic Games organizers have removed the giant Olympic rings at Odaiba Marine Park for maintenance.

Daiba 1-chome Shotengai: Time-travel to 1960s

The Showa era might be over, but you can still take a trip back in time at Odaiba's Daiba 1-chome Shotengai—a mini-theme park made of 10 stores and 7 entertainment facilities with the retro feel of the 1960s.

New Unicorn Gundam Is Almost Complete

Though it's set to be revealed in fall 2017, fans have already been shooting photos and videos of the 19.7-meter (64.6-foot) Unicorn Gundam that can also shift from its standard Unicorn Mode into a high-performance Destroy Mode.

A Guide to TeamLab's Interactive Light Museum

Before you head to Mori Building Digital Art Museum: EPSON teamLab Borderless, there are a few things you’ll need to know.

Meet Japanese Celebrities at Madam Tussauds

If you want to see some of your favorite Japanese celebrities, head over to the Madame Tussauds Tokyo wax museum in Odaiba.

Permanent Digital Art Museum to Open in Tokyo

As of June, 2018, digital art collective teamLab will have its own permanent museum in Odaiba, Tokyo!

4 Cool Corporate Field Trips for Families

As a kid, you probably went on fun field trips with your school, getting a chance to learn up-close about a particular company or area of the world. Give your children the same opportunity by taking them on a field trip to these four Tokyo offices.

17 Awesome Things to Do for Halloween 2016

In a city famed for cosplay and seasonal celebrations, you just know Halloween is going to be epic! And we've got 17 great things lined up for you!

Japan's Top Music Festivals

Summer is upon us, and that means one thing—the country is rocking with a wide variety of awesome music festivals!

Beaches Near Tokyo Perfect for a Day Trip

Some people crave listening to the crashing waves and feeling the sand between their toes. For those who live in Tokyo, you're in luck: a good number of beaches are just a local train ride away!

TripAdvisor's Top 10 Theme Parks in Japan

There’s more to theme parks in Japan than just Disney Resort and Universal Studios; there’s also ninjas, go-karts and more!

20 Absolutely Romantic Date Spots in Tokyo

No trip to Tokyo is complete without checking out these Tokyo dating spots.

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